Artists' Books Collection

Memoria catalana de Matanzas


Mimeographed reproductions of typescript and drawings on individual leaves of mostly coarse brown paper and a few colored papers, stapled at left margin, glued to brown paper wrappers, and tied with heavy greenish cord. Collages on front and back wrappers include various colored papers with mimeographed or hand-painted designs; illustration on front of a harbor scene includes pieces of wooden dowel wrapped in decorated paper. Part of a collection of handmade books, most with cords for hanging (literatura de cordel), published by Ediciones Vigía under the auspices of the Cuban Ministry of Culture. Publication information from colophon. Pages [69]-[70] and first and last leaves blank. Consta de doscientos ejemplares numerados, firmados por su autor ... --Colophon. Includes lists of names of Catalans in Matanzas since the 19th century and discussions of prominent individuals and families. MSU has copy no. 182, unsigned. LC has copy no. 170, unsigned. MSU copy: gift of Jeanne Drews (2000).


  • González García, Juan Francisco, 1940-
  • López, Ariel, 1978-

Publication Date: 1998

Original Size: 68, [10] p. : ill., facsims. ; 27 cm.

Collection: MSU Libraries Cuban Artists' Book Collection

Call Number: oversize N7433.35.C8 C8 Box 7, Tray 7C

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